This week's hot headlines
Concerts in the Garden's hot summer lineup tops this week's 5 most-read Fort Worth stories
Editor's note: A lot happened this week, so here's your chance to get caught up. Read on for the week's most popular headlines. Looking for the best things to do this weekend? Find that list here.
1. Fort Worth Symphony's 2023 Concerts in the Garden series brings Beatles, Star Wars, and Pat Green. The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra will offer 11 concerts as part of the 2023 Concerts In The Garden Summer Music Festival, taking place May 26 through June 11 at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. The earlier dates for this year's season mean that the series will not include the traditional Fourth of July concerts. Here's the hot summer lineup.
2. These 10 beefy Fort Worth restaurants flip the best burgers in town. It’s a passionate subject in a city nicknamed “Cowtown” – burgers, that is. Everyone has their favorite, from unfussy classics to flashy gourmet versions with their aioli and brioche buns. We're throwing charcoal on the grill and stoking fires of debate by making Best Burger our "Wildcard" category the 2023 CultureMap Fort Worth Tastemaker Awards. Here are the nominees.
3. Fort Worth's only vegan burger joint is calling it quits. A vegan burger joint in Fort Worth is calling it quits: Zonk Burger, the city's first restaurant dedicated to vegan burgers, which opened two years ago on Race Street, will close on April 2.
4. Heart health advocates raise over $800,000 at red-letter Fort Worth luncheon. The American Heart Association's annual Go Red for Women Luncheon is always one of the most anticipated fundraising luncheons of spring in Fort Worth. Nearly 1,200 patrons - decked out in red, of course - filled the Worthington's ballroom on March 3 to join the fight against cardiovascular disease.
5. Surprise, DFW has a new theater company and its first show is this weekend. What do Guiding Light, Bye Bye Birdie, and Oleanna all have in common? Arlington-raised actor, director, and producer Ryan Brown, who is one-half of Sweet Apple Productions with Jennifer Bangs. Their first production, David Mamet's Oleanna, runs March 30-April 2 in Stage West's performance space in Fort Worth.